There are two worlds we live in: a material world, bound by the laws of physics, and the world inside our mind, which is just as important.
Art makes us feel less alone. It makes us think: somebody else has thought this, somebody else has had these feelings.
If you're going to have any kind of political opposition in the 21st century, then it has to be as fundamentally liquid as the rapidly changing society we're living in.
I'm dependent on writing for a living, so really it's to my advantage to understand how the creative process works. One of the problems is, when you start to do that, in effect you're going to have to step off the edge of science and rationality.
Thomas de Quincey